Emily Thornberry

MP, Islington South and Finsbury

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

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Emily Thornberry’s voting in Parliament

Emily Thornberry is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Emily Thornberry’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Attorney-General
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Universal Credit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (since 5 Jan 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 2 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Mar 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Leigh Day and Co. Solicitors
Address of donor: Priory House, 25 St John's Lane, London EC1M 4LB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my role as Shadow Attorney General from 15 September 2014 to 20 November 2014; value £4,800.

Date received: 15 September 2014

Date accepted: 15 September 2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 11 January 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Guildford, Surrey, jointly owned with my family: (i) and (ii). (Updated 15 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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